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An ode to Amrita Pritam

The outstanding contribution of Amrita Pritam came up for a livelier discussion at the Guwahati Lit Fest on Sunday.

Participating in an interaction with author Arupa Patangia Kalita, noted poet and scholar Nirupama Dutt said that the renowned Punjabi poet played a vital role in popularizing the Punjabi literature.    

According to Dutta, Amrita Pritam’s poetry deal with the various issues that have been confronting the people not only in Punjab. She said her poetry deal with the issues of the entire country.

Dutta, who critically appreciated Amrita Pritam’s poetry further responded to a number of questions posed to her by the audience.      

 

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